Copy of Cougar Connect – November 7, 2023

Hello Coolidge Families! Here are your weekly updates and reminders from the PTO. Have a great week!

Spirit Wear Reminder

Per Mr. Famularo's email on 11/6,  students are encouraged to wear Coolidge spirit wear (or dress in blue and yellow) for school tomorrow. 

PTO Meeting

Our next meeting will take place on December 6th, in the afternoon. Mr. Cosman and Ms. Pennino will join us and demonstrate how they use Promethean Boards in their respective classrooms. Stay tuned for details regarding time and location. 

 December Author Visit - Wendy Mass

The Coolidge PTO is excited to sponsor an upcoming author visit! Wendy Mass will visit Coolidge on Friday, December 8th to meet with students and talk about her writing process. Special thanks to Mrs. Needleman for organizing this fantastic opportunity! Parents, if you would like to order autographed books for your children, please see the order form that was sent home last week. Orders must be placed by November 20th.

Bagel Lunch Volunteers Needed

If you ordered bagel lunch for the fall, your child will receive their lunch items in their homerooms prior to dismissal. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer to help the chairs organize these deliveries, please email

WEF Thanksgiving Pie Fundraiser

Please click here for information about the WEF Thanksgiving Pie Fundraiser, which benefits Families for Families. Orders must be placed by November 14th.

*Please note that these purchases are made through Zeffy. At checkout, you will be asked to leave a tip. These tips do not benefit WEF or Families for Families. If you do not wish to add a tip, please click "Other amount" and enter "0" before proceeding with your purchase.


Strategic Planning Meetings

The 2023 Wyckoff School District Strategic Planning process includes a series of three stakeholder meetings facilitated by the New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA). The third and final meeting will take place on November 30th. All members of the Wyckoff educational community are invited to participate.

An email regarding the agenda and registration will be sent from the school district.

Cougar Connect E-blasts

Along with weekly inbox delivery, you can now find all Cougar Connect updates in the "More Information" section on our website! Thanks to Eric Simon for adding in that option for us!

Ongoing Fundraisers

Coolidge is a Box Tops School! Since Coolidge began participating in Box Tops we have earned over $11,000 for the school!

Here are some important reminders and updates about the program.

       – If you haven’t joined Box Tops yet, now’s the time. Download the BoxTops app and use referral code OPH57EHN help us get even more money for Coolidge. This week, when you use the PTO referral code and scan your first receipt, you will earn additional money for our school!  Don’t forget to share your personal referral code with friends and family. Their purchases will help Coolidge too!

      – No more cutting required! Simply download the BoxTops app and scan your store receipts to earn money for Coolidge. So easy!

    – Digital receipts are now accepted. When you’re in the app, hit the “+” button labeled “Scan” at the bottom of the home screen. Select “Digital Receipt” from the list. Choose the retailer and follow the prompts.

Name Bubbles

Create your custom labels, clothing labels, everyday labels and more.

Name Bubbles will ship your order quickly and donate 20% of the total back to the Coolidge PTO.

This is the Coolidge PTO Fundraising page link.

Our personal pto reference code is rfsn=7533508.5d0c3c

Important Dates

November 9th/10th - School Closed for NJEA Convention

November 13th - Minimum Day - Parent Teacher Conferences

                                  6:30pm -Board of Education Meeting - Eisenhower

November 14th - Delayed Opening - Drop off begins at 10:05am, School starts at 10:20am.

November 22nd - Minimum Day

November 24th /25th - School Closed: Thanksgiving

December 8th-  Author Visit- Wendy Mass





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